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    /slideshows/homeLarge/images.jpg Welcome to Our Lady of the Magnificat
  • GENERAL PARISH INFORMATION

  • Welcome!

    Our Lady of the Magnificat Parish in Kinnelon, NJ in communion with the Bishop of Paterson is rooted in the tradition of the Catholic Church. We seek to deepen our love of God to live and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. We aim to nourish our members through prayer, outreach, education and joy-filled worship. We strive to build the Kingdom of God by serving the needs of one another and those of our neighbors.

    We are located at 2 Miller Road in Kinnelon, NJ


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  • Mass Times

    • Saturday: 5:00 PM EnglishEnglishEN Church
    • Sunday: 7:30 AM EnglishEnglishEN Chapel 9:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Church 11:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Church
    • MonFri: 8:15 AM EnglishEnglishEN Chapel
    • Saturday: 8:15 AM EnglishEnglishEN Chapel
  • reconciliation Times

    • Saturday: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM In the Church
  • rectory office hours

    REVISED AS OF JUNE 2016
    • Mon. to Thurs. from 8:30am to 5pm
    • Friday 8:30am to 4pm
    • Saturday 9am to 5pm 
  • PRAY FOR THE SICK

    Paul Boniface                     
    Gaetano Caccavale   
    JoAnne Catlin     
    Michael Fitzpatrick, Sr.      
    Joseph Hammond             
    Nicholas Hayward                                       
    Danielle Kneringer             
    Elvin Lister
    Joseph Maher     
    Rosemary Marsden                           
    Cara McGloin      
    Tom O’Dougherty               
    Irene Petrosi        
    Peggy Spreen  
    Terry Wickham


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    “Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of the these least brothers of mine, you did for me.”  Matthew 25:40

     

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  • CURRENT NEWS

  • Catholic charities caritas awards dinner honoring msgr. carroll



    CARITAS GALA – NOVEMBER 5TH
    HONOREE MSGR JOHN J. CARROLL - Advocacy
    The Annual Caritas Gala 2016 benefiting Catholic Charities, Diocese of Paterson will be held at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany on November 5th, 6:30 until 10:30 pm.  The Caritas Awards recognize individuals who are committed to Catholic Charities missions – To Service, To Advocate and To Inspire.  Msgr. Carroll will be honored for Advocacy.  Tickets for the benefit dinner are $250 per person and proceeds go to Catholic Charities.  Please call the rectory if you are interested in purchasing tickets. 

  • News

    • Parents - please pass this important letter on to your college student as they begin the new year of studies.
    • Olive-wood handcrafted from the Holy Land will be on sale at OLM on Sept. 24/25. Please support local Catholic artisans in the Holy Land who depend on the income generated from this art form. Christians’ presence in the Holy Land has extended from the Pentecost to the present. Sixty-five years ago Christians represented more than 28% of the population and now we represent less than 2%.
    • Couples, were you married in 1966 or 1991? You are warmly invited to celebrate your 25th or 50th Wedding Anniversary with the Church of Paterson. Bishop Serratelli will be the main celebrant at Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Church, Parsippany on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 4pm. Arrangements can be made by contacting the parish office. Registrations will be accepted through Mon., Oct. 24. Info will be sent from the Office of Family Life once your registration has been processed. Congratulations on this joyous occasion.
    • The OLM Ladies Guild is once again coordinating Hospitality after the 9am Mass while CCD is in session. The children (and adults too!) enjoy this time together and the success of this program is only possible with your participation. Please consider signing up to host one Sunday morning. An itemized list of items you'll need to supply will be sent to you the week before your obligation. There will also be assistance in the kitchen the morning of. If by chance you normally do not attend the 9am Mass, we will make arrangements for an alternative drop off. Sign up sheet in the Narthex! Questions-please contact Carla Carfora Gear @ 973-283-8146.
    • Sept. 25 is 4-Get-Me-Not weekend. Please continue your generous response to feeding the hungry with donations of non- perishable food to the Fr. English Food Pantry.
    • Enjoy a night of Authentic German food and beer, om-pa-pa and entertainment with professional comedians featuring Bob Nelson as seen at the Laugh Factory. Admission is $35. For advance tickets or info call Dave Puccia 973-694-1955.
    • Please click here for a link to photos taken by Kathy Davies. Enjoy!
    • Now that religious education is resuming, it is time for children grades 4 to 8 to consider becoming altar servers. Please talk to Fr. Lukasz or email him, asstpriest@olmchurch.org.
    • Children in grades 4 to 8 are encouraged to join the junior choir which rehearses every Tuesday after school and sings at every 9:00 am Mass. Please talk to Michael Pierce or send him and email: iloveapiano@aol.com.
    • During the 9:00 am Mass, children 1st grade and under are invited to participate in the Liturgy of the Word for Children. They leave Mass before the first reading and return by the Holy, Holy, Holy. Besides the children we need moms and or dads to help do the readings and conduct an activity. For Information please email Kati Schrope, katyvet@optonline.net
    • Be Rich in Good Works Many parishioners have received, or will soon receive, a letter from Bishop Serratelli requesting the support for the Bishop’s Annual Appeal. This year, the theme of the Appeal is Be Rich in Good Works. The Bishop’s Annual Appeal supports four very worthy causes: our Catholic Charities agencies: Nazareth Village, our diocesan priests’ retirement residence; our inner-city elementary schools and seminarian education. Last year’s Appeal raised a record amount which meant that even more could be done for the people in our Diocese. You can help make this year’s Appeal an even greater success by making a generous pledge today. Whatever you can do to help will be a great blessing!
    • Parents of children in Grades 1 through 5 are invited to join us for our Parent to Parent lecture series one Sunday a month from 10:20 to 11:20am. Have some coffee and listen to your peers speak about topics of interest based on our faith, family and raising our children. It begins on October 9th in the auditorium, while your children are in class. Hope to see you!
    • Please click here for important information and dates for all Confirmation candidates
    • If you have not yet completed the Protecting God’s Children paperwork, please do so immediately and return it to the Religious Ed office. To register for the October 5th training date at OLM or to register for any other sessions please visit http://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/reg_list2.cfm?theOrgID=16475&theme=0 to complete registration and attendance.
    • Parents, you should have received a letter with your child’s admission-to-class slip. If you have not received this please contact the Religious Education office, reled@olmchurch.org. Grades 1-5 - Classes begin on Sept. 25 and 26, Sunday and Monday. Sunday classes – students should attend 9am Mass with your family and then come over to the school for classes to begin at 10:15 and end at 11:30am. Monday classes run from 4:30-5:45pm. Grades 6-8, Sunday classes start on Oct. 2 from 6:30-8:30pm and Monday classes start Oct. 3, from 7-8:30pm. Catechists/Teachers: Catechist meeting dates are listed below. Meetings will be held in the school library. If you have received your teacher’s manual please bring it with you. Grades 6-8 Meeting. - Monday, Sept. 12, 7-8:30pm. Grades 1-5 Meeting – Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7:15-8:30pm.